Water Operations - Truck Driver

7779 Lock Way E, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA Req #181
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
The Truck Driver will operate heavy trucks, such as dump truck, concrete mixer, and/or large box or cargo vans in accordance with established City and departmental safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 

• Drive heavy trucks and transport crews, materials, and equipment. 
• Operates equipment at job sites such as compressor, generator, snowplow, pumps etc.
• Work as a team member of the vehicle crew as assigned or required.
• Inspects mechanical condition of vehicles and reports malfunctions, makes minor repairs, checks oil, water, gas, and tires. 
• May schedule periodic maintenance on vehicles, maintains accurate records on 
equipment; transports crews and/or materials as required. 
• May be required to direct traffic at work sites and operate specialized equipment 
including construction equipment.
• Perform other related tasks as assigned or required. 

• Considerable knowledge and skill in the operation of heavy trucks and related special motorized equipment, knowledge of safety rules and regulations, and safety hazards and precautions necessary to operate the equipment.
• Considerable knowledge of traffic and other regulations governing vehicle operation.
• Ability to drive in heavy traffic and adverse weather conditions.
• Basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repair, city streets and geography.
• Some knowledge of vehicle maintenance.
• Some knowledge of city streets and geography.
• Knowledge and ability to use computers and related technology.
• Follow oral and written instruction.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, associates, and the public.

The following requirements list the minimum education/training/experience required to qualify for this job. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.

• Applicant must present a current, valid PA Class B, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)with the “L” airbrake restriction lifted from the license. A current, valid PA Class B, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with the “L” airbrake restriction lifted from the license must be maintained throughout employment. 

A performance or written exam may be required prior to appointment.
Applicant must have permanent residency in Allegheny County, at time of appointment and remain a permanent resident throughout employment with the PWSA.  Verification of Allegheny County residence is required at time of filing application.  

No direct reports / Will receive supervision directly from the Manager, Field Operations.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to operate a pickup truck, van and forklift, and related equipment. The employee will perform heavy work including lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds, and work in loud conditions with vibrations, traffic, mechanical, chemical, fire and explosive risks. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a loud or moderate noise level within the work environment. May perform work outdoors under extreme weather.The employee may be exposed to confined, high spaces, like erect scaffolding; loud conditions with vibrations, traffic, mechanical, chemical, fire, and explosive risks; and odors, dusts, fumes, mists, poor ventilation, and gases which may require a respirator.

Availability to work
Wednesday – Sunday, 3:00pm – 11:30pm shift, and holidays. Subject to remain on duty beyond normal hours and/or recalled during emergency situations or other extensive periods.

Employment may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment or promotion) physical examination performed by the Authority's examining physician.

Employment may be contingent upon the results of a post-offer (initial employment or promotion) drug screening. Continued employment may be subject to drug and alcohol testing conducted without advance notice and without individualized suspicion.

Ability to successfully pass a thorough investigation consisting of a criminal history check,verification of prior employment and performance, reference, and credentials checks, and in some cases credit history.

Applicants are subject to a System for Award Management (SAM) or any successor system search as maintained by the General Services Administration (GSA) to ensure compliance with federal procurement and non-procurement programs.

Applications: You may be considered for other available positions based on qualifications provided on your employment application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Human Resources Department at:
PWSA Human Resources Department
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

An Equal Opportunity Employer:  The PWSA does not discriminate against anyone based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, family status, age, or non-disqualifying disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.  
Position: Truck Driver
Division: Water Operations 
Union: Pittsburgh Joint Collective Bargaining Committee (PJCBC) Teamsters Local 249
Rate: $30.379
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Application Deadline: Until Filled 

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